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ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan
Vanguard Growth ETF is a solid option for exposure to large-cap growth stocks and could serve as a core holding. It invests in the faster-growing half of the U.S. large-cap market and weights its holdings by market capitalization.  Read more 

Bull Case

This is one of the cheapest growth funds available.
The fund's benchmark applies generous buffering rules to mitigate turnover.
Wide-moat stocks are well represented in this portfolio.  Read more 

Bear Case

Value stocks have historically outperformed growth stocks over long time horizons.
High growth is necessary to justify the valuations of the fund's holdings. If growth falls short of expectations, these stocks may underperform.  Read more 

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